India may soon scrap an archaic rule that requires domestic airlines to be operating for at least five years and have a fleet of 20 aircraft to be able to fly on international routes. The minister of civil aviation Ajit Singh said on Tuesday that his ministry is moving to change the rules from February. The liberalization will affect one operating carrier, the Mumbai-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Go Air. It will also affect two new airlines planning to launch later this year—LCC AirAsia ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"India may soon liberalize airline rules " is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.